HNSW Hall of Fame

Olga Corrigan - Inductee November 2009

Born Olga Hampson in 1924, Olga first started playing hockey at age 16 for the Central Hockey Club in the Newcastle District Women’s Hockey Association. Having represented NSW, Olga made her first NSW team in 1946 and remained in the NSW team until 1955. She captained the NSW team from 51-53 and was a member of Australian Championships winning teams in 1948 and the undefeated NSW side in 1954.

She was first selected for the All Australia team in 1947 and remained in the team until 1954. She toured with the Australian team in 1948 and was vicecaptain of the 1953 Australian Touring Team who became the first Australian women’s hockey team to defeat England.

A Life Member of Newcastle District Women’s Hockey Association and member of the Hunter Region Sporting Hall of Fame who still loves the game of hockey today.

Hockey NSW is pleased to induct Olga Corrigan into the Hockey NSW Hall of Fame.

Inducted November 2009

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